Jeanne Arth (born July 21, 1935) is an American tennis player who won women's doubles titles at the Wimbledon Championships and the U.S. National Championships.

Jeanne Arth
Country (sports) United States
Born (1935-07-21) July 21, 1935 (age 86)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1959)
Wimbledon2R (1959)
US OpenSF (1958)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open3R (1959)
WimbledonW (1959)
US OpenW (1958, 1959)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US OpenQF (1971)

Arth graduated from Central High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1952 and attended the College of St. Catherine. Arth and her partner Darlene Hard won women's doubles titles at the U.S. National Championships in 1958 and 1959 and at the Wimbledon Championships in 1959.[1]

Arth received the Lions Club outstanding athlete award in 1958 and was inducted into the Saint Paul Central Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.[2]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Women's doubles (3 titles)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1958 U.S. National Championships Grass   Darlene Hard   Althea Gibson
  Maria Bueno
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 1959 Wimbledon Championships Grass   Darlene Hard   Beverly Baker Fleitz
  Christine Truman
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Win 1959 U.S. National Championships Grass   Darlene Hard   Maria Bueno
  Sally Moore
6–2, 6–3


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